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Grant Thornton LLP Seasonal Audit Senior Associate II in New York, New York

Position Summary

Van-life traveler + on-the-go accountant

Busy parent + busier auditor

Avid gardener + growth-minded CPA

Many combinations go against expectations for the type of career you can have in professional services. We’re here to meet and then go beyond those expectations, with the seasonal audit senior associate role that lets you pursue passions instead of promotions.

Our seasonal audit senior associates know what they are looking for in an accounting career: flexibility. These senior associates are brought in during the firm’s busy seasons, or other short-term periods driven by business need, to uphold standards, run client engagements and collaborate closely with staff across all parts of the engagement, and for multiple clients.

Here, you’re also more than “seasonal” – you’re part of the team. Beyond flexibility, we offer an experience that is more supportive and inclusive, where you will like the people and clients you’re working with and value the relationships you’re able to develop.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.

  • Run client engagements, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing financial audits.

  • Work with audit team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit process.

  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit- and tax-related issues utilizing electronic databases, and employ audit software to review and compile financial information.

  • Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.

  • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.

  • Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting. 150 semester hours of education required and a CPA or eligibility to sit is highly desirable.

  • Two to four+ years of progressive public accounting experience.

  • Strong technical accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP and GAAS.

  • Excellent client service and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software.

  • Ability to work ‘busy season’ hours and additional hours as needed.

  • Travel may be required. Ability to travel on short notice if needed.

About Us

Hi. We’re Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (A.K.A. one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.) Here, we aren’t interested in ego or grinding it out alone. We’d rather help others go beyond their expectations. With us, business feels more personal — for our clients and you. It's what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better. What about you?

You know the career you want. So, let’s make it happen. Here, every voice is valued and yours makes a difference. Whether it’s greater client exposure, a broader scope of responsibility, flexible schedules and location, coworkers who care or our bold, inclusive culture, joining Grant Thornton empowers you with the global scale, opportunities, resources and support to create a career that you love. Our breadth of client sizes, no-silos style and flexibility empowers you to innovate, create and excel for your clients, teams and communities. And that’s just day one.

Interested? Get to know us better at gt.com and read on to learn more how you’ll help us become even bolder:

About the Team

Grant Thornton’s Audit practice provides our clients with valuable insight regarding managing risk and improving business performance. We assist our clients with improving their overall financial reporting processes. Our goal is to help our clients better understand their business by keeping them regularly informed about their financial progress and by discussing accounting, financial, and regulatory developments that may impact their business.

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Grant Thornton requires personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before January 4, 2022 in order to visit/enter firm offices, to visit/enter client or prospective client sites or facilities, or to attend in-person firm or client-sponsored events, subject to any medical, religious or other accommodations under the law. Personnel who are not fully vaccinated as of January 4, 2022 and who do not have an approved accommodation will be required to work remotely and will not be permitted to work on-site or to attend in-person events and functions until further notice. Grant Thornton collects, uses and maintains vaccination-related data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, Personnel Privacy Notice, and applicable laws and regulations.

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